Whidbey Island Navy Helicopter Called in for Snoqualmie Pass Rescue

Overnight, July 18, 2013, one navy search and rescue helicopter flew a long way to help a hiker injured - all the way from Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island to Snoqualmie Pass. The premiere search and … [Read more...]

Q & A with School Board Candidates; Important August 6th Primary Will Cut Candidate Pool by Two

It's summer. The days are warm and long.  The kids are home.  Vacations might be the most important thing on your mind, but it's also primary election time. In the Snoqualmie Valley there are four candidates … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater’s Oliver and Snoqualmie Ridge Garden Tour Add to Fun Weekend Lineup

In an earlier story we told you about some fun events going on in North Bend this weekend, including a big block party and the grand opening of the North Bend Fire Station.  But there's also some fun things … [Read more...]

Change at the Helm; Twin Falls Principal Leaves Growing School, Takes Newly Created District Administrator Position

Next year is a year of change for the Snoqualmie Valley School District, so what's one more. It was announced today, July 16, 2013, that Twin Falls Middle School Principal, Ruth Moen, will step down from her … [Read more...]

Big Weekend in North Bend – NEW Fire Station Open House and BIG Downtown Block Party

A new fire station in North Bend has been a long time coming, but in just a few short days, that new state-of-the-art facility gets its ribbon cut and doors opened to the public for an open house on Saturday, … [Read more...]

Eastside Fire Fighters, Search and Rescue Crews Save Twin Falls Hiker after 75 Foot Fall

Living Snoqualmie received numerous reports yesterday, July 14, 2013,  of a helicopter landing and taking off from Torguson Park and hovering over the two stacks of Mt Si.  Using binoculars, one local witness … [Read more...]

Helicopters Over Valley Responding to Injured Hiker Near North Bend

** Update 7/11/13, 8:15PM: The injured hiker is off the mountain safely and taken to hospital. There are initial indications of a spinal injury. Good work was performed by rescuers.  King County Search and … [Read more...]

Trees Come Down, Land Clearing Begins for Second Snoquamie Ridge Market-Rate Apartment Complex

It's been a long time since a market-rate rental home complex was developed on Snoqualmie Ridge.  In fact, the one existing rental apartment home development, Echo Ridge, was built almost at the inception of … [Read more...]

Op-Ed: When, oh When, Will a School Bond Make it on the Ballot?

It feels like the school board and district have been talking in circles for the past year and a half - lots of talk, but no decision yet. At least when it comes to the next school bond. We know they plan to … [Read more...]

Village Pharmacy Closing, Leaving No Place to Fill Prescriptions in Snoqualmie

Word travels fast in a small town that has only one place to fill a prescription -  and that one independent pharmacy decides to close its doors.  And that's exactly what happened in Snoqualmie today, July 9, … [Read more...]

Police Ask for Help Catching Suspects Linked to Five King County Take-Over Bank Robberies

Last summer the North Bend Chase Bank experienced a take-over style robbery.  Today, local law enforcement agencies are asking for the public's help in catching armed robbery suspects the are calling "Big Top … [Read more...]

Thomas the Tank Engine Officially Hits Town; Tickets Still Available for Northwest Railway Museum’s Huge Summer Event

He's here... Thomas the Train traveled hundreds of miles, arriving at the North Bend Train Depot on Friday, July 5, 2013. Northwest Railway Museum workers carefully unloaded Thomas and transported him to the … [Read more...]

The Bindlestick Coffee and Beer House Adds New Outdoor Music Venue, 10 Weekends of Live Bands in Historic Snoqualmie

Since Rachelle Armstrong bought The Bindlestick Coffee and Beer House a year ago, live music was always part of the plan.  The longtime Finaghty's server watched it work at the local Irish Pub, a place she … [Read more...]

Traffic Alerts: Snoqualmie July 4th Street Closures and Emergency Preston-Fall City Road Closure

There's a few notable road closures happening in the next week.  The Snoqualmie street closures are due to a community 4th of July parade and a few neighborhood 4th of July celebrations.  Emergency vehicles … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge Big 4th of July Celebration Adds New Attractions

Time flies.  It's hard to believe that Snoqualmie Ridge has existed for 15 years, but it has.  And for almost as long, the Snoqualmie Ridge 4th of July Celebration has been happening at Snoqualmie Community … [Read more...]

Morning Helicopter Signals Good News in Search for Missing Teens

King County Sheriffs Office (KCSO) Guardian 1 helicopter was in the Snoqualmie Valley skies again this morning, but today's aviation activity signaled good news in the search for two missing teenage … [Read more...]

Caution Urged on Local Waterways During Hot Weather; Snoqualmie River Still Cold

The Snoqualmie Valley is expected to reach the low 90's Tuesday, July 1, 2014. But the local bodies of water often used to cool many residents down are still cold,  some REALLY cold. So local emergency … [Read more...]

After Resident Dismay over New Townhomes, Snoqualmie Now Using Signage Announcing Future Developments

This February, when it was official and public that a new, 100-unit market rate rental townhome complex was going in at the corner of SE Swenson Drive and Snoqualmie Parkway on Snoqualmie Ridge, some residents … [Read more...]

Record Heat Possible for Snoqualmie Valley Early Next Week

Shhh... The weather guys are starting to buzz.  It's been awhile since the Pacific Northwest saw triple digit temperatures - since July 2009, with a record heatwave that saw Seattle hit 103 and North Bend hit … [Read more...]

Come See Amazing Renovation of Historic Si View Park; Ribbon Cutting Happens Thursday, June 27th

What a transformation!  Roughly three years after its passage, the vision of  Si View Parks District's 2010 renovation bond is now a reality.  The once aging, run-down park, is now a community jewel, benefiting … [Read more...]